Date of Award


Document Type



Christian Studies

Second Advisor

Dr. Ray Franklin

Third Advisor

Dr. Scott Holsclaw


I am a teacher. I have chosen to invest three years of my life as well as my undergraduate college experience to learn how to educate. In the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (2007), education is defined as "the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools." Education, particularly as it relates to public school classrooms and teachers, is often a topic on talk shows, front page newspaper articles, and political campaign speeches. It should be. It affects every family in our country and world.



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